How much money does a person working in Counseling make in Singapore?
9,098 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Counseling in Singapore typically earns around 9,098 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Counseling jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Adoption Services Director||9,040 SGD|
|Alcohol and Drug Counselor||8,800 SGD|
|Assistant Instructor||7,827 SGD|
|Career Counselor||9,253 SGD|
|Director of Rehabilitation Services||10,563 SGD|
|Disability Consultant||8,598 SGD|
|Employment Counselor||9,182 SGD|
|Family Advocate||8,228 SGD|
|Family Services Specialist||8,097 SGD|
|Family Support Specialist||7,967 SGD|
|Family Youth Worker||6,412 SGD|
|Guidance Counselor||7,634 SGD|
|Guidance Director||10,173 SGD|
|Mental Health Counselor||9,621 SGD|
|Programs Coordinator||7,676 SGD|
|Supervising Counselor||9,649 SGD|
|Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor||7,837 SGD|
|Youth Advocate||7,456 SGD|
|Youth Care Counselor||9,584 SGD|
|Youth Care Specialist||7,226 SGD|
|Youth Development Manager||9,796 SGD|
Counseling Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Counseling salaries in Singapore range between 6,914 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 12,572 SGD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 9,462 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Counseling are earning less than 9,462 SGD while the other half are earning more than 9,462 SGD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Counseling are earning less than 7,369 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 7,369 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Counseling are earning less than 11,898 SGD while 25% are earning more than 11,898 SGD.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Counseling Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore
How do Counseling salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Counseling salaries in Singapore are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Counseling Hourly Average Wage in Singapore
52 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Counseling is 52 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 52 SGD for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Counseling VS Other Jobs
We compared Singapore salaries for Counseling and All Jobs and we found that Counseling salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.
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